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Forum: Crossing the Border Jan 23rd, 2015, 23:06
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Posted By Shiver me Timbers
If you can make it work visa-wise, then it's a...

If you can make it work visa-wise, then it's a very worthwhile trip. Lahore is my favourite subcontinental city, although it's almost ten years since I was there I think about returning all the time.
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Jan 22nd, 2015, 20:40
Replies: 3,167
Views: 240,432
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AfuCLp8VEng

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AfuCLp8VEng
Forum: Forum Help Jan 19th, 2015, 02:19
Replies: 2,488
Views: 414,682
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
Something I've noticed more than once now, it...

Something I've noticed more than once now, it seems that youtube videos don't automatically embed in the Masala Chai and Chat forum. Could be the case in other forums as well, I'm not sure.
Forum: Worldwide Travel Photologues Jan 19th, 2015, 00:09
Replies: 12
Views: 1,865
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
Hope you do, it's an amazing part of the world...

Hope you do, it's an amazing part of the world (in general, including Eastern Turkey and Armenia).
Forum: Chai and Chat Jan 18th, 2015, 19:18
Replies: 33
Views: 1,289
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LS37SNYjg8w

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LS37SNYjg8w
Forum: Worldwide Travel Photologues Jan 18th, 2015, 04:13
Replies: 12
Views: 1,865
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
There's a clue in the thread somewhere...;)

There's a clue in the thread somewhere...;)
Forum: Chai and Chat Jan 17th, 2015, 00:12
Replies: 40
Views: 1,070
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
You wouldn't say that to his face!

You wouldn't say that to his face!
Forum: Chai and Chat Jan 16th, 2015, 23:55
Replies: 40
Views: 1,070
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
In my experience, while there's no place quite...

In my experience, while there's no place quite like India, there are plenty of other places I've enjoyed just as much in their own right. As far as 'adventure' goes, well that depends on what your...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Jan 11th, 2015, 19:49
Replies: 3,167
Views: 240,432
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jbgPHAQVbk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jbgPHAQVbk
Forum: Crossing the Border Jan 9th, 2015, 11:30
Replies: 217
Views: 42,124
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
Nice account here of a trip in the 70s - HERAT,...

Nice account here of a trip in the 70s - HERAT, AFGHANISTAN - A Leap Back In Time. (http://web.archive.org/web/20071017020216/http://realtravel.com/herat-journals-j2836096.html)
Forum: Chai and Chat Jan 8th, 2015, 01:55
Replies: 926
Views: 62,174
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
:confused: Isn't your book set in Turkey? Or...

:confused:

Isn't your book set in Turkey? Or have you started a new one? 100 years ago, the genocide of Armenian Christians in Turkey was just about to commence.
Forum: Chai and Chat Jan 3rd, 2015, 23:23
Replies: 38
Views: 1,269
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
Many tourists around? Last time I was in Egypt...

Many tourists around? Last time I was in Egypt was September 2010, just before the Revolution. I'd be interested to hear your impressions of tourist numbers around the main sites.
Forum: Chai and Chat Jan 3rd, 2015, 10:50
Replies: 38
Views: 1,269
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
Yeah the Manali Leh road trip is something I've...

Yeah the Manali Leh road trip is something I've wanted to do for a long time. So I'm thinking a nice round trip overland - train to Jammu, bus to Srinagar, on to Kargil, Leh, etc.
Forum: Chai and Chat Jan 3rd, 2015, 08:21
Replies: 38
Views: 1,269
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
For anyone undecided, a couple of tracks to...

For anyone undecided, a couple of tracks to revive the travel bug and get you booking those tickets:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXDtQcuA5Bo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yR7yVuj_AIo
Forum: Chai and Chat Jan 3rd, 2015, 08:19
Replies: 38
Views: 1,269
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
What are your travel plans for 2015?

Happy New Year folks! What are your plans for this year?

I'm hoping to return to India for the first time since 2009, probably during the summer. Would like to make it up to Kashmir and Ladakh for...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Jan 1st, 2015, 00:48
Replies: 3,167
Views: 240,432
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
Happy New Year everybody! ...

Happy New Year everybody!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdC2IRoMq8k
Forum: Chai and Chat Dec 28th, 2014, 06:56
Replies: 150
Views: 11,385
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
Your attitude is certainly commendable, and I...

Your attitude is certainly commendable, and I largely approach the question of relations in Ireland/Britain in the same manner. By the way, it's an article of faith in Irish nationalist discourse...
Forum: Chai and Chat Dec 27th, 2014, 11:54
Replies: 150
Views: 11,385
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
As I've alluded to already, this conversation...

As I've alluded to already, this conversation gets more interesting when we include Pakistan and Bangladesh in the mix. All modern day states have their regional particularities, England and Ireland...
Forum: Chai and Chat Dec 23rd, 2014, 18:01
Replies: 150
Views: 11,385
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
:confused: I think you've helped answer your own...

:confused: I think you've helped answer your own question there?



And no doubt to the average ignorant Westerner, there is nothing uniquely differentiating South Asians from each other, or...
Forum: Chai and Chat Dec 22nd, 2014, 17:42
Replies: 150
Views: 11,385
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
How about Indians, Pakistanis and Bangladeshis...

How about Indians, Pakistanis and Bangladeshis and these issues?
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Dec 21st, 2014, 17:23
Replies: 3,167
Views: 240,432
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFNqvcTtfz8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFNqvcTtfz8
Forum: Chai and Chat Dec 19th, 2014, 07:12
Replies: 156
Views: 8,868
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
Yeah I was just thinking that IM is one of the...

Yeah I was just thinking that IM is one of the last places you'll find anyone giving the Pakistani military the benefit of the doubt.
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Dec 19th, 2014, 02:55
Replies: 3,167
Views: 240,432
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEhQxPR7ZQM&index=...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEhQxPR7ZQM&index=1&list=WL
Forum: Chai and Chat Dec 14th, 2014, 01:12
Replies: 150
Views: 11,385
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
I post on another forum dominated by Irish where...

I post on another forum dominated by Irish where a post like Prince's would set off a fifteen page debate on Irish history and politics which would be quite likely to morph into a discussion of...
Forum: Chai and Chat Dec 13th, 2014, 15:12
Replies: 150
Views: 11,385
Posted By Shiver me Timbers
Short, white hair, impeccable manners...that's...

Short, white hair, impeccable manners...that's about it!
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